Corporate Counsel

Operating nationally, Acklands-Grainger is the largest supplier of industrial products in Canada, with over 125 years of supporting Canadian businesses and organizations. The company is the leader in its market, and is the Canadian subsidiary of W.W. Grainger, a publicly traded global company with over US$11 billion in annual sales. 

We are seeking a business-minded corporate lawyer to join our legal team at our head office located in Thornhill, Ontario. Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, the successful candidate will work closely with various business stakeholders in Canada and the US on a broad range of matters requiring practical advice to address business and legal risks, which will include commercial contracting, marketing, and regulatory compliance. 

The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of post-call corporate/commercial experience gained at a top-tier law firm or in-house department, with strong business acumen, a team player mentality, and the ability to juggle priorities in a fast-paced environment. Fluency in French will be considered a strong asset but not required. We offer a competitive compensation package, and flexible working hours. 

Please note that while we appreciate all expressions of interest, only a select number of candidates will be contacted.



Acklands-Grainger strives to be an employer of choice, to attract and retain top diverse talent, and to provide a safe and positive work environment for all of its team members. As part of Acklands Grainger Inc. hiring process, pre-employment background checks will be required for all external candidates. Internal candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment background check when they move from a non-driving role to a driving role and/or a director role and above position.

In accordance with Performance Excellence guidelines, team members are encouraged to apply for positions closely matching their experience/background and that are aligned with their Individual Development Plan. Acklands-Grainger Inc is committed to the principles and practices of employment equity. We invite all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal Peoples to apply for our career opportunities. Accommodations are available on request for all persons with disabilities taking part in the selection process.

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